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Synonyms for Hesperides

(Greek mythology) group of 3 to 7 nymphs who guarded the golden apples that Gaea gave as a wedding gift to Hera


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Javier Montojo Salazar disappeared from on board the Hesperides near the Juan Carlos I base on Livingston Island on Friday, the navy said.
Javier Montojo Salazar, captain of the frigate Hesperides, disappeared on Friday night when the ship was near the Juan Carlos 1 research base on Livingstone Island.
It was a hard-fought finish to the final which took place in the Stade Des Hesperides in Cannes, only 50m from the world-famous La Croisette and super-yachts moored at this glamorous location on the French Riviera as the top 6 riders finished within a second of each other.
WILLIAM: Bass Garden of Hesperides --Forest Journey: This band takes me far away from all the pathetic scum
The golden apples of the Nordic heaven, Asgard, like those of the Hesperides in Greek mythology, prevent the gods from growing old, while images of the Buddha are often gilded as a sign of enlightenment and perfection.
With the apples of the Hesperides behind his back, Tetrode's tautly posed strongman quivers with dynamic energy, caught in a moment of reflection (estimate $1.
The commentary notes on the print poems in Volume 1 appear at the end of Volume 2, otherwise dedicated to the manuscript poems, but both the Hesperides collations and the fine thirty-two-page essay on Hesperides's printing and publishing history are tucked at the back of Volume 1 as appendices, potentially leaving a reader unfamiliar with that history baffled (for example) by the separate title page for His Noble Numbers in the text of the poems, as the relation between Hesperides and Noble Numbers is nowhere explained in the introduction.
La seleccion que realizo esta conformada por los mitos de Perseo y Madusa (La cabeza de la Gorgona), el rey Midas (El toque de oro), la caja de Pandora (El paraiso de los ninos), el viaje de Hercules al Jardin de las Hesperides (Las tres manzanas de oro), el amor de Baucis y Filemon (La jarra milagrosa) y el encuentro entre el caballo Pegaso y su unico jinete Belorofonte (La Quimera).
By carefully examining the manuscript commonplace book Hesperides, or the Muses' Garden, Hao maintains that the manuscript as a medium and the commonplace book as a genre found a necessary phase "in the process of literary reception and canon formation.
Petkov has revealed that on Friday, after waiting for two days for a calmer ocean and weather, the crew of the Hesperides, Spain's main Antarctic support vessel, decided to pick up the nine Bulgarian scientists from the Livingston Island, where the Antarctic bases of both Bulgaria and Spain are located, in order to transfer them to the King George Island so that the Bulgarians could make it to their flight to South America.
The name Euesperides was attributed to the fertility of the area, and gave rise to mythological associations with the garden of Hesperides.
Given the magnitude of his labors - killing the Nemean lion, cleaning the Augean stables, fetching the golden apples of the Hesperides, and the list goes on - you can't blame Herakles for being weary.
In analysing poetry by men--including Robert Herrick's Hesperides (1648) and 'the Carkanet', and anonymous verse 'in the Bod.
Apricots made cameo appearances as the golden apples of Hesperides in Greek mythology, and as the aphrodisiac in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream.